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Wednesday, May 30

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Wednesday, May 16

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Sunday, May 6

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    teach you. TRCWe will read Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (An African Folktale), the Town Mouse and Country Mouse, and The Legend of the Blue bonnet. "TRC (book level
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    started. Children will also behave been tested on their reading fluency.fluency level (how fast and accurately they read). Once all
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    class will focuswork on personal narratives.a non-fiction writing choice board. The childrenchoice board will be writing stories in chronological orderprovide opportunities for the students to review and using temporal wordspractice non-fiction writing. Last week, the children wrote their own fairy tales and folktales. I will provide time for them to transition between events.finish their stories before writing non-fiction.
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    students will use a number line to add and subtract one and two digit numbers. They represent the addition or subtraction as line segments with arrows above the number line. In these lessons, students will learn that some attributeschoose tools to help them add or subtract lengths and to find precise measurements. Then, I will introduce topic 14 (Data and Graphing). Most of objects are measureablethe work in this cluster involves data collection and representations. Some questions can be quantifiedanswered by collecting and analyzing data. Data can be represented visually using unit amounts.tables, charts, and graphs. Students will write addition or subtraction equations to solve measurement problems. They are given a picture to help them, but in the beginning they progress to drawing their own picture as necessary.can generate dat using surveys.
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    Students will turn in their timelines on Wednesday. We will have a gallery walk where students can view each other's timelines. We will begin a new unit this week and students will understand the difference between primarygovernment's services and secondary sources and use themtheir value to study Abraham Lincoln. Primary resources are considered first hand sources and secondary are considered second hand sources. Examples of primary sources are: photos, audio recordings, video recordings, journals, letters, interviews and diaries. Examples of secondary sources are: journal article, magazines, newspapers. A secondary source of informationthe community. They will also understand why it is one that was created later by someone who did not experience first-hand orimportant for citizens to participate in the events or conditions you're researching.their community.
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Friday, April 27

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    hand sources. Examples of primary sources are: photos, audio recordings, video recordings, journals, letters, interviews and diaries. Examples of secondary sources are: journal article, magazines, newspapers. A secondary source of information is one that was created later by someone who did not experience first-hand or participate in the events or conditions you're researching.
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    students will continue our unit on fairy tales.recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures and determine their central message or lesson. The classchildren will comparedifferentiate between what the character in the story learned and contrast an original fairytalewhat the author wants to a fractured fairy tale on the same characters. Weteach you. TRC (book level testing) has started. Children will focusalso be tested on various versions of Jack andtheir reading fluency. Once all students are tested, the Beanstalk and Rapunzel stories. Studentsscores will use Venn Diagrams and T-charts to show differences and similarities between different versions of the same story. The children will also describe how characters respond to challenges.be shared with you.
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    focus on the structure of a paragraph. With guidance and support, studentspersonal narratives. The children will focus on a topic and strengthenbe writing as needed by revisingstories in chronological order and editing. PARAGRAPH ORGANIZER:
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    BODY: Detail #1
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    using temporal words to transition between events.
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    students will analyze the relationship between the sizestudents will learn that some attributes of aobjects are measureable and can be quantified using unit and the number of units that are neededamounts. Students will write addition or subtraction equations to equal the length of an object.solve measurement problems. They measure the length of an object twice, using two different units orf measureare given a picture to determine which unit ishelp them, but in the most logical onebeginning they progress to use.drawing their own picture as necessary.
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